17322 I-30, Benton, AR

Presented by Arkansas Medicaid and AFMC

From 7:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m.

At Benton Event Center

17322 I-30, Benton, AR



Connecting the Dots: Medicaid Meaningful Use, Practice Transformation and Payment Reform


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7:30 – 8:30 a.m. Registration & Breakfast 

8:30 – 9 a.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks 
• Steven Chasteen, MNSc, RN, CPHQ , Director, Practice Transformation, AFMC 
• Ray Hanley, President and Chief Executive Officer, AFMC 
• Tami Harlan, JD, Deputy Director, Arkansas Department of Human Services, Division of Medical Services

9 – 10 a.m. Keynote: “Influence Your Culture” 
Stephen A. Dickens, JD, FACMPE, Assistant Vice President, SVMIC

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10 – 10:30 a.m. Break/Exhibits

10:30 – 11:15 a.m. “Medicaid Meaningful Use and the Quality Payment Program:
Connecting the Dots” 

Rachael Tomaskovic, MHA, PCMH CCE, CPHIMS, QPP Outreach Specialist, AFMC

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11:15 a.m. – Noon “Medicaid Meaningful Use and Alternative Payment Models: Connecting the Dots” 
Lacey Vericker, RHIA, CPHIMS, Supervisor, HealthIT Outreach, AFMC

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Noon – 12:45 p.m. Lunch Break/Exhibits

12:45 – 1:30 p.m. “HIE Landscape” 
Brad Feller, Owner of Norman Business Services

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1:30 – 2 p.m. Break/Exhibits

2 – 2:45 p.m. “HIPAA and Cybersecurity Best Practices and Lessons Learned” 
• Mollie McCammon, RHIA, CHP, HealthIT Outreach Specialist, AFMC 
• Toby Edwards, MS, BS, Security Risk Assessor, AFMC 
• Winnie Alobuia, RHIA, HIPAA SRA Specialist, AFMC

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Sample Risk Analysis and Management Tool

2:45 – 3:30 p.m. “Patient Engagement and Portal Use” 
Chad Rodgers, MD, FAAP, Chief Medical Officer, AFMC

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3:30 p.m. Concluding Remarks and Door Prize Drawing


CEUs Available

American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
For Approved Activities:

The Office of Continuing Education, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Participation in this educational activity provides up to 5 hours of continuing nursing education credit.

American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA)

This program has been approved for 5 continuing education unit(s) for use in fulfilling the continuing education requirements of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA). Granting prior approval from AHIMA does not constitute endorsement of the program content or its program sponsor.

For more information, contact AFMC HealthIT:

501-212-8616 or

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